Easy Baked Ziti Recipe | Yummly

Easy Baked Ziti

Alyssa Farry: "So good!! I didn’t have ziti on hand so I made it…" Read More
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This dinnertime favorite is easy to make, feeds a crowd, and is great for making ahead or freezing. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • 1 pound ziti
  • 1 pound 85% lean ground beef
  • 1 teaspoon salt (divided, plus more for pasta water)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper (divided)
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder (divided)
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons Italian seasoning (divided)
  • 4 cups marinara sauce
  • 24 ounces low-moisture ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 3 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium51% DV1230mg
    Fat46% DV30g
    Protein63% DV32g
    Carbs17% DV51g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories600Calories from Fat270
    Total Fat30g46%
    Saturated Fat17g85%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat270
    Total Carbohydrate51g17%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Vitamin A30%
    Vitamin C4%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Alyssa Farry 8 days ago
    So good!! I didn’t have ziti on hand so I made it with small rotini
    Jesse Brooks 9 days ago
    one word. yummy. the only change i made to mine was diced mozzarella, rather than shreadded & broiled it for 3 minutes to crisp the top of the mozzarella.
    Evan Wahl a month ago
    Great! Would make again
    Jenna Irwin a month ago
    so good!! i absolutely loved it and so did my family
    kinzie 2 months ago
    i msde it vegetarian friendly by swapping the meat with carrots, onion, and spinach. it come out very flavorful.
    Icy 2 months ago
    Yum! would try again!
    pretty good food, would make it again
    Nina Bongiorno 2 months ago
    Turned out fantastic! It is easy & not too involved, which i love for busy nights. Delicious! Would highly recommend.
    Sierra Robinson 4 months ago
    It was great! I’m going to continue cooking this for more years to come!
    cyr 5 months ago
    It was very yummy. My whole family liked it.
    Raina Christine 6 months ago
    Was a bit dry & heavy. Def use more sauce. Good flavors but likely won't make it again.
    alicia s. 6 months ago
    Pretty good. The next time I make it, I'll add more sauce
    Isabella Jones 6 months ago
    Incredible! So easy to make
    trish 6 months ago
    delicious! huge hit with the family, with plenty of leftovers for lunches.
    taste amanzing its even toddler approve 😇
    Red 6 months ago
    really good! family liked it.
    yellow _sailboat1 7 months ago
    i would make it again!
    It turned out pretty good
    Christen Elizabeth 7 months ago
    it was so easy to make ! and tastes AMAZING
    June Allen 9 months ago
    !!!!! This dish was amazing !!!! Even my little ones enjoyed it and they can be very picky at times ... it turned out great .. followed all the recommended tips ... I would make this every week if I had the time ... The prep process does take some time but it was well well worth it in the end 🧡😊😊😊
    Bailey Wyss 10 months ago
    Tasted amazing Would for sure make it again!!! Made my own made spaghetti sauce to go in it!
    Amber Morgan a year ago
    my husband is usually the cook and he liked this dish, takes some work but turns out super tasty!
    Thomas Belcher a year ago
    Just a solid, easy meal. This is quickly becoming a once-a-week thing.
    Shay a year ago
    Such an amazing turn out! My little family loved this dish
    My boyfriend loves it
    Brittany Marie a year ago
    Turned out great! Highly recommend. First time cooking this dish and will continue to use this recipe.
    Logan a year ago
    turned out well. pretty run of the mill.
    Nahnychuk a year ago
    delicious everyone loved it!